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As part of its ongoing work on the mutual agreement procedure (MAP) under tax treaties, the OECD makes available to the public annual statistics on the MAP caseloads of member countries and of certain non-OECD economies. MAP statistics have now been released for 2008 and 2009.
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This country note highlights key findings and challenges for Australia from the synthesis on Sickness, Disability and Work: Breaking the Barriers.
Australia’s key risks are medium-term--supply bottlenecks, the rising current account, and uncertainty about commodity prices. Policies should guard against inflation and fiscal pro-cyclicality while preserving a flexible economy and ensuring a fair distribution and use of the prosperity benefit
- List of Economic Surveys of Australia
This book identifies good practice in the design and implementation of PES programmes to enhance their environmental and cost effectiveness.
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Australia has escaped the worst of the global recession and its unemployment rate, at 5.2%, is now one of the lowest in the OECD.
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This review assesses how the country deals with competition and regulatory issues, from the soundness of its competition law to the structure and effectiveness of its competition institutions.
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A study of water (irrigation) pricing in Australia, a background report to the book Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture (OECD, 2010).
Dedicated public-private partnership (PPP) units are set up with full or partial aid of the government to ensure that the skills needed to handle third-party provision of goods and services are made available and clustered together. This book provides an overview of dedicated PPP units
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.
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This is the background report on Government capacity to assure high-quality regulation in Australia. It provides more indepth information to Chapter 2 from the publication Australia 2010: Towards a Seamless National Economy.